Organisers of the 2024 Paris Olympics unveiled “Video games Broad Open” as their official slogan on Monday and introduced costs for tickets followers can begin to apply for from December.
The slogan was launched alongside a video promising the Olympics and Paralympics can be “sooner”, “larger” and “stronger” – in addition to “extra inclusive, extra brotherly, extra stunning.”
It’s “an invite to all the world to come back to expertise new feelings, collectively. Our video games are a promise of unprecedented experiences and highly effective emotions,” the organisers mentioned.
A complete of 13 million tickets might be bought for the 2 occasions, with almost half of tickets reserved for the general public set to be bought at lower than 50 euros ($51).
Outdoors the opening and shutting ceremonies, costs for occasions will vary from 24 euros to a most of 950 euros, organisers mentioned in a press assertion.
Followers are invited to enter a draw for tickets from December. Packages comprising tickets for 3 separate occasions might be accessible from 72 euros and can go on sale from February.
Additionally on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron gathered senior ministers to debate rising considerations about prices and safety for the mega-event.
France’s high audit physique, the Cour des Comptes, warned in a latest report that it was “crucial” to ramp up preparations for the “appreciable” safety problem of the video games.
It recommended cutting down the bold opening ceremony, which is ready to happen on the River Seine and have an armada of 200 boats and a few 600,000 spectators.